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Why does the skin on my stomach feel like it's burning? It is not red at all, but it is extremely sore.

Why does the skin on my stomach feel like it's burning? It is not red at all, but it is extremely sore.

See docsee doctor: This could be caused by several things so see your doctor to find out. They may have to refer you to see a specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Rather common hot flashes lasting 1hr+, feels like blood ready to boil, makes skin feel like it is burning. Always causes sweat, thirst and exhaustion?

Rather common hot flashes lasting 1hr+, feels like blood ready to boil, makes skin feel like it is burning. Always causes sweat, thirst and exhaustion?

Multiple symptoms: In summary, you feel hot, thirsty and exhausted. There are many possible causes for these symptoms, medicine effect, endocrine cause, neurological, mental health, medical. This could be anything from anxiety to diabetes to lymphoma. I suggest you start at your local primary care physician for thorough investigation, including exhaustive history and physical exam, potentially labs. ...Read more

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What can make my skin feel like burning in my chin or my lips twitch in that same direction? It happens every day several times.

What can make my skin feel like burning in my chin or my lips twitch in that same direction? It happens every day several times.

One of the first: Things I might think of are issues with calcium and vitamin D or vitamin B12 metabolism. Review your calcium intake and make sure you are getting recommended amounts; perhaps try a little magnesium supplement. You are already taking vitamin D/B12. I think it would be unusual for this to represent a serious neurological disease, but should symptoms persist, consult your Doctor/Neurologist. ...Read more

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I rubbed the skin on my little toe raw, doing a 5k walk. It hurts, and feels like it is burning. How do I stop the pain, and heal the skin?

I rubbed the skin on my little toe raw, doing a 5k walk. It hurts, and feels like it is burning. How do I stop the pain, and heal the skin?

Skin wound: Keep the area clean and apply antibiotic ointment. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen or Naproxen will help with pain. The skin will heal quickly as long as you're generally healthy and no infection is not present in the wound. If no improvement within 1 week, see you primary care provider. ...Read more

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Numb patch on hip after a fall took a fall off a horse 3 weeks ago, my husband broke his clavicle, scapula, and a rib, and I have a numb patch of muscle/skin on my hip about as big as my hand but sometimes when I roll over it feels like it is burning?

Numb patch on hip after a fall took a fall off a horse 3 weeks ago, my husband broke his clavicle, scapula, and a rib, and I have a numb patch of muscle/skin on my hip about as big as my hand but sometimes when I roll over it feels like it is burning?

Numbness: Numbness after an injury can be caused by "neuropraxia", which is from irritation to the nerve from the trauma, or by a nerve injury. Neuropraxia will typically resolve on its own. If a patient had persistent symptoms, pain, or other complaints, then they should seek out a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the cause of feels like burning sensations or hot at the top of your head im getting anxious about it?

What is the cause of feels like burning sensations or hot at the top of your head im getting anxious about it?

Hot head: It is more common to have a numb sensation on the top of the head. Most of the time people complained of temperature change on top of the head, I found them to be anxious. Are you under a lot of stress? Please do not get the wrong idea. I am not suggesting anything. For the most part, it is probably nothing serious as I do not know of any significantly bad condition with this complaint. ...Read more

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I would like to know why I get burning inside my head before headache

I would like to know why I get burning inside my head before headache

Perhaps sinus: Chronic sinusitis could readily trigger a headache, and the inner burning could well suggest sinus inflammation. Other issues could be in play, perhaps a pre-migrainous aura, and this could all be assessed face to face with your doctor. ...Read more

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Burning my head unbalanced 2 weeks pain?

Burning my head unbalanced 2 weeks pain?

Get checked quick!: Head pain with trouble balancing that has not gone away needs to be checked soon: in the next few days, to find out what is going on. If the pain or balance trouble worsens, go to an ER. ...Read more

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What should I expect after burning your skin?

What should I expect after burning your skin?

Many variable: It depends on the depth of the burn - 1st, 2nd, or 3rd degree, and if your skin is pigmented. Usually, the skin will turn red and / or hyperpigmented. ...Read more

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Do you feel skin burning upon contact with battery acid?

Do you feel skin burning upon contact with battery acid?

Possibly: All acids can burn the skin. Battery acid is sulphuric acid which has a stronger acidity that can burn skin. If you get battery acid (or any strong acid) on your skin, immediately flush it off with copious amounts of water and you can neutralize it with baking soda if that is at hand. ...Read more

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Is it bad to feel cold senation in my head & burning sometimes?

Is it bad to feel cold senation in my head & burning sometimes?

Don't know: It depends on where you feel it, it could be an early shingles infection or a pinch nerve or dental problem. To get a better idea would have to know how long, when it started, other medical problems and was there any history of trauma, my guess is whatever the issue it is it is not serious to warrant immediate medical attention however you should see a physician as soon as you can. ...Read more

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My skin burning every day when ever I go to sun can u help me with this?

Wear sun block: Put sun block before going to the sun, aloe vera is helpful to hydrate the skin. Be sure to apply sun block every 2 hours. Some medications can cause one to become more sensitive to the sun, discuss the medications with your doctor. ...Read more

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Burning intense feeling in head all over has lasted over an hour now? I'm very worried. Any thoughts?

Burning intense feeling in head all over has lasted over an hour now? I'm very worried. Any thoughts?

History & Exam: Your symptoms seem severe enough to warrant a thorough history and exam. Only that will point to the possible causes and then appropriate diagnostic or therapeutic action can be taken. See your pcp urgently. ...Read more

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Sometimes parts of my head get really hot almost to the point of burning and goes away. What could this be? Also have nerve problems in head.

Sometimes parts of my head get really hot almost to the point of burning and goes away. What could this be? Also have nerve problems in head.

Neuropathy: It sounds like you are describing local pain/burning on the surface of your head that comes and goes. As it is variable, this sounds like a neuropathy. There may be nerve endings in the scalp that are more sensitive. Thus, they may "fire off" and lead to the burning sensation. There are metabolic causes of neuropathy such as diabetes or thyroid. Disease. Check with your doctor as it can be helped. ...Read more

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For the last month I sometimes get a very sharp, burning, sensitive pain in my upper and middle back & now head. I was wondering what it could be.?

For the last month I sometimes get a very sharp, burning, sensitive pain in my upper and middle back & now head. I was wondering what it could be.?

Muscle spasms: Spasms can pinch on the tiny nerves that go to the skin. Areas of stress like upper back can feel that way. The answer is stretching, massage or physical therapy....if its getting worse get a quick check at the doctors just to make sure that they can feel those areas and confirm or change the plan ...Read more

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Burning like sensation in part of the head can it be anxiety or sinusitis?

Burning like sensation in part of the head can it be anxiety or sinusitis?

Both: You include no history or apparently take no meds but this group of complaints could be either. It is not possible to say based on what you have said. But the burning in the head is most likely viral. Anxiety can cause this also especially if you are a very jumpy person. See you doctor if persists. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your skin iz extremely sensitive to touch like its burning? No obvious redness swelling etc?

What does it mean when your skin iz extremely sensitive to touch like its burning? No obvious redness swelling etc?

More information: Can you explain more is it under your skin if so you might be deficient in some vitamin ...Read more

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Hi ive been gerting a very strange feeling in the back of my head like a burning ive never sufferd from any sort of headaces before?

Hi ive been gerting a very strange feeling in the back of my head like a burning ive never sufferd from any sort of headaces before?

Need exam: There are several things that this could be. Shingles, nerve impingement, etc. If this is a new symptom, may need to be seen in person. ...Read more

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I woke up sick, my head feels like it's burning but I don't have a fever. This always happens when I get sick and I was just wondering why?

I woke up sick, my head feels like it's burning but I don't have a fever. This always happens when I get sick and I was just wondering why?

DIlatation: Often with infections people get flushed feelings from capillary dilatation even without fever. Your body temperature may rise only slightly but may still be within normal limits, but your pulse (heart rate) May be slightly fast. All these are reactions to toxic substances and chemical agents released during infection. ...Read more

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I was woken up with a really bad pain on the left side of my head. It felt like a burning headache. It lasted about 30 min. Should I be worried?

I was woken up with a really bad pain on the left side of my head. It felt like a burning headache. It lasted about 30 min. Should I be worried?

Probably benign: The severe focal headache could be an early cluster headache, but other migraine variations may be considered. Also, maybe tmj, or sinus mechanisms, even other dental causes. If this becomes repetitive, see your doc, as meds can stop it. ...Read more

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I've been having a burning sensation from what feels like the inside of my head. I've also been having tingling sensations that are dull. Thoughts?

I've been having a burning sensation from what feels like the inside of my head. I've also been having tingling sensations that are dull. Thoughts?

Need an examination: A symptom of "burning sensations inside my head " and tingling sensations is less likely to be due to a serious disease and more likely due to stress or anxiety. BUT it's not possible to diagnose these symptoms without knowing your medical history and without the ability to ask you specific questions and examining you. Please see a Dr. To be sure nothing serious is present, better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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Been feeling dizziness little pokes in my head some also like burning pokes the pain is not bad but I don't know if something is wrong with my body?

Been feeling dizziness little pokes in my head some also like burning pokes the pain is not bad but I don't know if something is wrong with my body?

You may have a virus: If you've not been checked out by a doctor and this is brand new then, perhaps this is an opportunity to get a little checkup which could include some basic work. Never know what you may find. You could have a viral infection."Tis the Season 'ya know. I'm also a headache specialist so if you'd like to try me as well--- then, www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi then, type in Key Code: PDXFNR when asked. ...Read more

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Shoulder pop but can still function it. There's also like a burning sensation on the head of the shoulder. Been like this for a few days. Thank you?

Shoulder pop but can still function it. There's also like a burning sensation on the head of the shoulder. Been like this for a few days. Thank you?

Labral Tear: Very possible the "popping" was possibly some degree of subluxation. In other words the shoulder tried to slip out of joint. You may have a small labral tear. For now, ice, NSAIDs and rest. If pain persists then see a sports doctor. ...Read more

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My skin feels like it's burning and only on my hips and upper thighs why is that?

My skin feels like it's burning and only on my hips and upper thighs why is that?

2 likely suspects: Two most likely causes: first, irritated/pinched sensory nerve (lateral femoral cutaneous) in each leg, which may be easily injured by tight or overstuffed pants pockets (or diabetes). The other frequent possibility involves hip joint problems, such as arthritis or bursitis. ...Read more